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Welcome to Champlain Square Physiotherapy, conveniently located in Champlain Square in Vancouver, BC. Here, our professionals know that physical health is not just about recovery: it’s about the freedom of movement and feeling healthier. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of every day activities! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a active, compassionate, and efficient way.
We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have many questions about physiotherapy treatments, so we created a positive learning environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the city.
MEET OUR TEAM
Keane Leung, Registered Physiotherapist, CAFCI
Keane graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2002 at McGill University. As a therapist for the McGill Cross Country/Track & Field team, he gained extensive experience in the management and rehabilitation of acute and chronic running injuries.
Currently, he is a member of the Sport Physiotherapy and Orthopaedic Divisions of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
As an experienced hands-on therapist, Keane has received additional training in treatment of the lumbar spine, the pelvis, the shoulder, the ankle, and the hand; furthermore, he has attended specialized courses on myofascial release techniques. Keane is also certified in Acupuncture.
He has worked extensively with ICBC and WCB clients in active conditioning and return to work programs. Keane is also a clinical supervisor for the SFU Kinesiology Co-op program and enjoys mentoring students and promoting the profession of physiotherapy. Keane stays fit by running, biking, hiking, skiing and gardening.
Elsa Wong, Registered Physiotherapist, CAFCI
Elsa completed her Masters of Physical Therapy degree in 2013 at the University of Sydney in Australia. Known for their manual therapy program, Elsa now provides her patients with hands-on therapy as well as a client-centred, multidisciplinary approach as she also has her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University.
Since graduating, she has continued her education and training and has completed courses from Acupuncture Canada and is now a certified CAFCI practitioner. She also received extensive training to provide people with hip/knee osteoarthritis symptom relief via an exercised based program.
She has many years of experience working here in Vancouver with patients injured by motor vehicle accidents and work-related injuries and can help with returning patients to optimal function and work.
In her spare time, Elsa enjoys playing recreational team sports including ice and floor hockey, volleyball and walking her 8-year-old beagle terrier, Kadie.
Chris Wong, Registered Physiotherapist, CAFCI
Chris completed his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University in 2007 and continued his education at the University of Sydney in Australia by completing his Masters in Physiotherapy in 2011. Chris has been gaining experience ever since at various private physiotherapy clinics in Vancouver and various hospital placements in Sydney, Australia. He also served as a team physiotherapist for UBC Old Boys Rubgy clubs and for the New Westminster Secondary School Senior and JV Football teams.
Chris has completed his acupuncture certification with Acupuncture Canada and is now certified to provide anatomical acupuncture to help treat his patients’ various symptoms. He also completed the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) certification course which helps him thoroughly assess and treat patients with a wide range of muscle and joint injuries.
In his spare time, Chris likes to play basketball, hockey, and go snowboarding. He also enjoys traveling and camping with his wife and 3 young kids.
Edward Yao, Registered Massage Therapist
After a string of constant injuries, Edward has made it his goal to learn about healing the human body. He found that with massage therapy not only helps injuries, it also promotes improvement in one’s wellbeing.
Edward has graduated from the Vancouver Career College’s massage therapy program and is now currently a clinical supervisor for the program. During his time at the college, he has participated in many outreaches such as: Positive Living, Amenida Senior home and Douglas College Varsity teams.
After graduating, he has taken courses on myofascia, taping and utilizing instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (Rockblade). He also joined a Pain Science monthly discussion group to better understand the science behind it.
Outside of his work as a Registered Massage Therapist, Edward is a black belt in karate with goals of competing in and winning the Canadian Karate National tournament. In his spare time, Edward enjoys karate training and high intensity interval training.
Donna DeGeer, Registered Physiotherapist, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, CAFCI, Clinical Pilates
Donna was first exposed to physiotherapy in her teenage years after experiencing several sports related injuries and a fall from a horse. Her personal experience with the profession and rehabilitation through exercise led her to pursue a career as a physiotherapist, as well as a Pilates and group fitness instructor.
Donna graduated from McMaster University with a Masters degree in Physiotherapy in 2014 after completing her undergraduate in Genetics and Psychology in 2007 from McMaster University and a Masters degree in Medical Genetics from UBC in 2010. She has completed several post-graduate professional development training, including Mackenzie therapy for the lumbar spine, Mulligan mobilization, acupuncture, concussion management, and vestibular rehabilitation. Her true passion in rehabilitation is pelvic health, she has completed the first four courses through pelvic health solutions and treats both men and women for issues including incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, bladder overactivity, pregnancy-related complications, constipation, and coccydynia. She has also completed her training in Matwork Pilates through body harmonics.
Outside of work, Donna spends her free time with her dog Bailey and enjoys hiking, yoga, pilates, group fitness, and painting. She is currently attempting to teach herself how to play the piano and flute.
Simeon Leung, Registered Physiotherapist, Functional Dry Needling
Simeon enjoys helping people of all ages to move better and be pain free. He completed his Master of Physical Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia in 2016. Since then, he has worked in a variety of settings and seen many different injuries ranging from sprained ankles to brain tumors.
Always interested in new discoveries, Simeon keeps up with current best practices and techniques. He is a certified IMS/Dry needling practitioner and has additional training in the lumbar spine. He has also taken courses on myofascial release and management of neurological injuries.
In his spare time, Simeon enjoys playing badminton, table tennis and trying new recipes for dinner.
David Wong, Registered Kinesiologist
David completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University in 2011.
He also obtained a certificate in Health and Fitness Studies at SFU. His main experience comes from creating active rehabilitation programs for MVA patients. David will often work together with physiotherapists to create an effective recovery plan for the patients. His approach is patient-based and understands that everyone is different and requires a specific set of exercises tailored to their injuries and goals. David strives for self-improvement and is constantly learning new exercises and techniques to further expand his knowledge. He is comfortable working with patients of all ages with different levels of fitness and activity. David understands how injuries can impact one's lifestyle and believes that exercises are necessary to improve quality of life. In addition to English, David can speak Cantonese as well.
During David’s free time, he enjoys staying in shape by running, hiking, playing badminton, and going to the gym.
Jeffery Hsu, Registered Kinesiologist
Jeffery is a Kinesiologist that graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.
His goal is to not only help clients rehabilitate from their injuries, but to also empower and educate clients so that they are comfortable exercising on their own. Jeffery will design comprehensive treatment plans with an emphasis on slow eccentric movements to help restore functionality and alleviate any symptoms clients may be experiencing. His experience conducting home visits for ICBC clients ensures that he is comfortable working with patients suffering from motor vehicle and work-related injuries. Having suffered through various injuries himself, he is able to empathize with clients about the difficulties they may experience during their rehabilitation. His own personal experiences make him incredibly passionate about helping others with their recovery.
In his free time, Jeffery enjoys working out at the gym, playing basketball, and watching sports. Jeffery is fluent in both English and Mandarin.